Malaysia's Senoi Praaq Special Forces

  title={Malaysia's Senoi Praaq Special Forces},
  author={Roy Davis Linville Jumper},
  journal={International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence},
  pages={64 - 93}
  • R. Jumper
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence
Created by British colonial authorities in 1956 as a crack unit to ¢ght the Communists during the Malayan Emergency, the Senoi Praaq is a legend in independent Malaysia and an essential component in the government’s ef¢cient military and intelligence machine.1 It has progressed from a private army of mercenaries to its current functions as the Police Grak Am (PGA). The Senoi Praaq is largely comprised of non-Malay indigenous tribal peoples known collectively as the Orang Asli of peninsula… 
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